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Architecture: castles & fortifications

Products In Architecture: castles & fortifications (Total Products 31, Showing: 1 -> 20)
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Exploring Ireland's castles
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Whether ruined or opulent, castles have the power to fire the imagination. For almost a millennium, they have studded the Irish countryside. The conce...
Cathedrals of Britain. London and the South East
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**Pointing persistently to heaven: A guide to UK cathedrals** Power, glory, bloodshed, prayer: cathedrals in the UK are as much about human drama as ...

Abandoned civilisations
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Ruined cities overgrown by jungle. Towns buried beneath the ground. Statues lying half- hidden in the sand. Why do civilisations collapse? Why are tow...
Defending Leicestershire and Rutland
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Leicestershire and Rutland's position astride some of England's major routes made them the scene of decisive battles, skirmishes and sieges, all of which have left their marks on the landscape. This book covers defensive sites, ranging from castles to missile bases, and places them in their social, political, historical, and military contexts.

The Forts and Fortifications of Europe, 1815-1945
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After the Napoleonic Wars the borders of Europe were redrawn and relative peace endured across the region, but the volatile politics of the late ninet...
Castle builders
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- In Castle Builders, Malcolm Hislop looks at the hugely popular subject of castles from the unusual perspective of design and construction. In this g...

Castles Map of Scotland
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Explore Scotland's ancient monuments with this pictorial map featuring over 700 castles and fortified houses. Includes an easy-to-use index listing vi...
Houses of power
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What was it like to live as a royal Tudor? Why were their residences built as they were and what went on inside their walls? Who slept where and wit...

How to read castles
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How to Read Castles is a travel-sized primer that takes a strictly visual approach to castle architecture, building up the reader's vocabulary of cast...
British castles colouring book
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Visitors have been flocking to castles across the country for centuries to learn about their history and enjoy their splendour, and this collection of...

Medieval castles of England and Wales
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Designed to dominate the surrounding area, to house powerful garrisons, offer sumptuous quarters for local nobility, and to discourage and repel enemy...
Knights and Castles
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A new concept that defies competition: a colouring activity integrated into a picture word book; a strong subject, very popular with boys; the high qu...

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Castles takes a uniquely architectural approach to deconstructing all forms of fortification, showing how the work of architect, stonemason, and engin...
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Fortified structures have been in existence for thousands of years. In ancient and medieval times castles were the ultimate symbol of power, dominatin...

Relics of the Reich
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Relics of the Reich is the story of what happened to the buildings the Nazis left behind. Hitler?s Reich may have been defeated in 1945 but many build...
Yorkshire's secret castles
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There is no single event in the history of our nation that has impacted society as profoundly as the Norman Conquest. These were brutal times and revo...

A short history of the Normans
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The Battle of Hastings in 1066 is the one date forever seared on the British national psyche. It enabled the Norman Conquest that marked the end of An...
Hill-forts of the Cotswolds
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Hill-forts are magnificent enclosures that were built around the late Bronze Age and Iron Age (c. 700-100 BC). There were many designs built and posit...

A heritage in stone
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The castles and other properties owned and managed by the National Trust for Scotland are precious jewels in the crown of the nation's heritage. Ensuring they provide a wonderful experience for visitors requires expertise and enthusiasm from many people, mostly unseen, who offer specialist knowledge and long-term thinking. This book pays tribute to
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Beginning with their introduction in the eleventh century, and ending with their widespread abandonment in the seventeenth, Marc Morris explores many ...